The Crown of New England

George Loring Brown, American, 1814 - 1889

Share

1868

Oil on canvas

Overall: 14 7/8 × 24 1/8 in. (37.8 × 61.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Julia L. Whittier Fund

P.964.129

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Painting

Classification

Painting

Not on view

Inscription

Signed, lower left: G.L. Brown; signed, dated, and inscribed, on reverse: The Crown of N. England / the original bought by the / Print of Wales in 1861 (illegible) / painted by Geo. L. Brown / 1868

Exhibition History

The New England Image: 19th Century Landscapes from the College Collection, Carpenter Gallery, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 14-September 26, 1982.

Paintings in the White Mountains, Tamworth Bicentennial, Tamworth, New Hampshire, August 4-15, 1966.

New Hampshire Art, New Hampshire Historical Society, Concord, New Hampshire, May 9-30, 1966.

Mount Washington: The Crown of New England, Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, New Hampshire; October 1, 2016-January 16, 2017.

In Search of America: 19th Century Painters and Writers, Norman MacKenzie Gallery, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatchen, Canada, October-November 1971.

George Loring Brown Landscapes of Europe and America 1834-1880, Robert Hull Fleming Museum, Burlington, Vermont; The Currier Gallery of Art, Manchester, New Hampshire; and the Herbert F. Johnson Museum, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, September-December 1973.

Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, New Hampshire, March 17, 2016-June 30, 2018.

Art of Northern New England, Benefit, Canaan Historical Society at Cardigan Mountain School, Canaan, New Hampshire, August 22-26, 1969.

American 19th Century Paintings, Beaumont-May Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 4-31, 1974.

A Sweet Foretaste of Heaven: Artists in the White Mountains, 1830-1930, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 10-October 30, 1988.

19th Century Landscape Paintings of the White Mountains, The White Mountain School, St Mary's, Littleton, New Hampshire, September 22-26, 1976.

Publication History

Robert L. McGrath, The New England Image: 19th Century Landscapes from the College Collection, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1982, p. 12, no. 1.

Robert L. McGrath, Gods in Granite: The Art of the White Mountains of New Hampshire, Syracuse, New York: Syracuse University Press, 2001, 216 p., ill. p. 72, fig. no. 51.

Robert J. McGrath and Barbara J. MacAdam, "A Sweet Foretaste of Heaven", Artists in the White Mountains 1830-1930, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1988, p. 65, no. 26.

Catalog for George Loring Brown, Landscapes of Europe and America 1834-1880, 1973, p. 31, no. 18.

Provenance

Raymond G. Clifton (1895-1968), Pine Cupboard Antique Shop, Franklin, New Hampshire; sold to present collection, 1964.

This record was created from historic documentation and may not have been reviewed by a curator; it may be inaccurate or incomplete.

Noticed a mistake? Have some extra information about this object? Contact Us